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Man arrested over fake news allegation in SSR case

Man arrested fake news

SSR case: Police said that the man had made several sensational allegations on social media. The man who claims to be an advocate had concocted several fake conspiracy theories in Sushant Singh Rajput’s case. In his posts, the Delhi resident targeted many people.

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Man arrested over fake news allegation in SSR case

The actor Sushant Singh Rajput, 34 was found dead in his apartment on 14 June. A resident of Delhi is arrested by the Mumbai Police for spreading fake news on the Sushant Singh Rajput case. The accused identified as Vibhor Anand has been brought to Mumbai. Also, his Twitter account is suspended for violating the guidelines of the social media platform. Besides several defamatory allegations, the man had concocted many fake conspiracy theories in the death of Sushant and his former manager Disha Salian. In addition to this, the man has targeted many people through his posts.

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Vibhor Anand has been booked under sections of the law including the Information Technology Act. The police said that the accused had made several false allegations. And now he has been brought to Mumbai in connection with the case. The accused claimed that Disha Salian had been raped before her death. Ms Salian died on 8 June after falling off a residential building in Mumbai.

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Speaking to NDTV, Mumbai Police Commissioner Param Bir Singh had said, “A fake narrative started in the media that Mumbai police did a bad job- we faced a lot of abuse. We were always sure of our investigation.”

Last month, Pradeep Mohinder Singh Choudhary also known as Saahil Choudhary was arrested by Mumbai Police for abusive language under the guise of being a journalist. Later the man confessed that he was not a journalist and had been uploading videos to increase the followers.

 

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